Edited by Sunanda Gupta, Debra Holloway and Ali Kubba

in Oxford Handbook of Women's Health Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2009 | ISBN: 9780199239627
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598007 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks


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Principles of contraception - Risk/benefit analysis of contraception - Principles of contraception: eligibility - Emergency contraception (EC) - Combined oral contraceptive pill (COCP) - Combined oral contraceptive pill (COCP): risks, benefits, and side-effects - Combined oral contraceptive pill (COCP): missed pills - Combined hormonal contraception: transdermal ‘patch’ (Evra®) - Combined hormonal contraception: intra vaginal ring (NuvaRing®) - Progestogen-only pill (POP) - Progestogen-only subdermal implant (Implanon®) - Progestogen-only injectables - Intra-uterine contraception/intra-uterine system - Intra-uterine device (IUD) - Intra-uterine system (Mirena®)(LNG-IUS) - Barriers: male and female condoms - Vaginal barriers, caps, and diaphragms - Male methods - Spermicides - Natural family planning - Laparoscopic sterilization of women - Essure® sterilization of women - Vasectomy (male sterilization)

Chapter.  8084 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gynaecology

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